As individuals, we define ourselves according to various characteristics that include our values and beliefs. This gives us our identity.
As organisations become increasingly complex, understanding the concept of identity conflict may mean the difference between success and failure.

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Keywords Change, Cross-level, Identity conflict
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Series RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge
Journal RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge
Note This article draws its inspiration from the paper Identity conflict at work: an integrative framework, written by Kate E. Horton, P. Saskia Bayerl and Gabriele Jacobs. It has been published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35, S6-S22 (2014). (RePub handle: ).
Horton, K.E, Bayerl, P.S, & Belschak-Jacobs, G. (2014). Identity and identity conflict in the workplace. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 19(3), 13–15. Retrieved from